Gene editing could tackle world hunger, but the public need to have confidence in it
The i leads with a science exclusive likely to change the food we eat in this country: the Government is going to approve genetic engineering in UK farming.
New laws will allow crops and animals to be genetically “edited” to reduce disease and to increase resistance to extreme weather and pests.
Critics include animal welfare campaigners, who are worried about conditions, and “Franken-food” activists, concerned by the consequences of genetic fiddling.
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